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Couven Museum

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A glimpse of bourgeois life

Showcases the decor and furniture typical of the bourgeois in Aachen in the 18-19th centuries. It... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Utrecht, The Netherlands
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Look at how Aacheners lived post Baroque times

The Couven Museum shows bourgeois living culture of the 18th and early 19th century from Aachen on... read more

Reviewed November 2, 2018
Bob K
Fairfax, Virginia
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Huehnermarkt 17, 52062 Aachen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Intriguing history; well set out; locally designed antiques; labels in a variety of languages; fascinating video on bell making.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Showcases the decor and furniture typical of the bourgeois in Aachen in the 18-19th centuries. It also used to serve as an apothecary! Tickets are €6, but students have a 50% discount.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank RenaeSNS
Reviewed November 2, 2018

The Couven Museum shows bourgeois living culture of the 18th and early 19th century from Aachen on 3 floors. The museum is named after the Aachen baroque architects Johann Joseph Couven and Jakob Couven. It was was founded in 1929 and reopened after its destruction...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Bob K
Reviewed October 7, 2018

Nice pieces of furniture to be found here. Pleasant visit in the different rooms. Easy to do by yourself.

Date of experience: October 2018
Reviewed September 9, 2018

Very interesting portrait of how the rich people of the past used to live, the painted landscapes are especially good. Translated displays

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank alexthecarioca
Reviewed December 29, 2017 via mobile

Really top house, containing old aachen way of living things , paintings, cabinets, porselain, looking boxes, tiles, clocks, Everything from ca 200 years ago Great rooms inside the house, kept to the state it was in, great wooden floors , .. Back in time and...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank peterdQ2363IL
Reviewed August 31, 2017

I suspect most people visit Aachen for the legacy of Charlemagne. Those who don't mind more recent history will be pleased to see this museum. It has many fine style rooms, in what were originally three buildings. One of those is the old apothecary. Two...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed August 30, 2017

Located in this museum is a 17th century apothecary display room, as well as ornamental furniture from different periods afterwards. There is a booklet with a self-guided tour, which is quite interesting. Probably the most interesting item on display is the collection of early dioramas....More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Katrien S
Reviewed July 22, 2017 via mobile

While I sat having lunch at the postwagen opposite, I decided to take a look inside. The museum boasted an example of decor from 18th and 19th Century which sounded interesting. The staff were welcoming and took my shopping bag. The entrance fee was €6....More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Z3766JRjennifera
Reviewed July 19, 2017

f you would like to know how a wealthy family lived in the time of the Biedermeier in Aachen, you should visit this house. At the time of its formation, it was home to the in the basement still avaiable pharmacy of the Monheim family,...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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